The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 17 24 5
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 24 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 16.67% 2.68% 53.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.82% 13.64% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 18
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Communications & Networking Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 46.53% 19.64% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 67 22 26
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Firewall
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Andover

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
1 33 (100.00%) DHCP
1 33 (100.00%) DNS
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (93.94%) ITIL
3 22 (66.67%) Linux
3 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 22 (66.67%) HP
3 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (66.67%) VMware
3 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (66.67%) vSphere
3 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 22 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 20 (60.61%) HP SIM
4 20 (60.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 20 (60.61%) HP Data Protector
4 20 (60.61%) NetBackup
4 20 (60.61%) Symantec
5 11 (33.33%) X.400
5 11 (33.33%) CISSP
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (33.33%) CESG
5 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 11 (33.33%) SMTP
5 11 (33.33%) CCNA
5 11 (33.33%) SLA
5 11 (33.33%) FTP
5 11 (33.33%) HTTP

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) DHCP
1 33 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (33.33%) X.400
2 11 (33.33%) SMTP
2 11 (33.33%) FTP
2 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 11 (33.33%) DMZ
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Administrator
1 20 (60.61%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) CESG
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) ITIL
2 11 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) CISSP
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (33.33%) CCNA
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 22 (66.67%) vSphere
2 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (60.61%) HP SIM
1 20 (60.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 20 (60.61%) HP Data Protector
1 20 (60.61%) NetBackup
2 9 (27.27%) SCCM
2 9 (27.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (66.67%) HP
2 22 (66.67%) VMware
3 20 (60.61%) Symantec
4 11 (33.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix